OREGON, OH (Toledo News Now) – A family in Oregon made a gruesome discovery the day after their dog went missing. The back half of the dog was found in their yard.
"It's clear that it was an intentional act, done by a human," said Lieutenant Hank Everitt of the Oregon Police Department.
According to police, the family said their 20-pound terrier Lola went missing on December 27. They found what was left of her the next day.
The family was too upset to be interviewed, but neighbors are now on high alert.
"It's very, very frightening," said neighbor Noreita Hart. "I can't think of people that would be that cruel…It really does worry me that there's someone in this neighborhood who could do that. If they can do it to an animal, they can probably do it to a human."
Police are trying to find answers in the case, but said they don't have many leads.
Anyone with information on what might have happened should contact the Oregon police at 419-698-7064.
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